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China evacuates 200,000 as typhoon hits east coast

Monday  09:07,   13 august 2018
reuters

China evacuated more than 200,000 people as a typhoon made landfall on its eastern coast late on Sunday, state media said. Typhoon Yagi hit Zhejiang province shortly before midnight, bringing winds of up to 102 kph (63 mph), the official Xinhua news [...]
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White-supremacist rally near White House dwarfed by thousands of anti-hate protesters

Monday  07:52,   13 august 2018
washingtonpost

<p>White supremacists have held a rally in Washington, and almost no one but their opponents and the police showed up.</p>White supremacists held a rally in Washington on Sunday, and almost no one but their opponents and the police showed[...]

Painting bought for £165k by collector who was told it was created by an artist who taught Winston Churchill is a FAKE, experts reveal

Monday  04:57,   13 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Debate has raged for years over the authenticity of 'Glass Jug With Plates And Pears', which was reputed to be the work of English artist William Nicholson.Debate has raged for years over the authenticity of Glass Jug With Plates And Pears,[...]

Sniper Shoots ISIS Fighter Dead From Over One Mile Away

Monday  04:20,   13 august 2018
newsweek

<p>A British soldier from the elite Special Air Service has shot and killed an ISIS commander from more than a mile away.</p>Using a a huge .50 Calibre Browning machine gun, which is nearly 40 years old, the unnamed sergeant, who is a veteran[...]

MH370 could have been brought down by a STOWAWAY who snuck on board to sabotage the plane, claims aviation expert

Monday  03:40,   13 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

An aviation expert claims someone snuck onto Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 with plans to sabotage the flight after it took off from Kuala Lumpur in March 2014. The plane went missing in March 2014 while en route to Beijing with 238 passengers on[...]

Family, friends of Australian killed in New York share heartbreak

Sunday  23:32,   12 august 2018
watoday.com.au

Family and friends have taken to social media to pay their respects to the 23-year-old from Geelong who was struck dead by a truck in New York on Saturday.Family and friends of Madison Jane Lyden, who was struck dead by a truck while holidaying in[...]

Grieving orca Tahlequah finally drops her dead calf after carrying it on her forehead for 17 days for 1,000 miles

Sunday  23:32,   12 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Grieving orca J35 also known as Tahlequah has finally let go of her dead calf and was spotted looking 'vigorous and healthy' on Saturday off Washington coast.The 20-year-old mother, known as J35 or Tahlequah, broke the hearts of watchers[...]

Homeless Hawaiians could be waiting years for lava flows to stop

Sunday  23:31,   12 august 2018
9news.com.au

Mt Kilauea continues to spew more than 100,000 litres of lava every second.No trip to this tropical paradise was complete without chalking up some black crunchy lava under your[...]

Trump backs Harley-Davidson boycott

Sunday  23:06,   12 august 2018
bbc

The US president says it's "great" that many Harley-Davidson owners plan to boycott the firm.The US president said "most other firms... including Harley competitors" agreed with his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium[...]

Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

Sunday  20:55,   12 august 2018
msn

<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at 39, including 21 women and children.</p>The opposition-run Syrian Civil Defense, first responders knew as the White Helmets, said the blast occurred in the village[...]

5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

Sunday  20:26,   12 august 2018
msn

<p>The legal status of the Caspian Sea, the world's largest inland body of water, had been unresolved since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.</p>The agreement signed Sunday in Aktau, Kazakhstan, by the presidents of Russia, Iran,[...]

‘Not the enemy of the people’: 70 news organisations will blast Trump’s attack on the media

Sunday  16:56,   12 august 2018
washingtonpost

The editorial board of the Boston Globe is proposing that newspapers across the nation express their disdain for the president's anti-media rhetoric.Trump labelled the news media “the enemy of the American people” a month after taking the oath[...]

The Iraqi Spy Who Infiltrated ISIS

Sunday  16:07,   12 august 2018
msn

The story of the mole who posed as a jihadist in the Islamic State, and the most important antiterrorism agency that most people have never heard of.With every jolt and turn, his pulse quickened. Hidden in the truck’s chassis was 1,100 pounds of[...]

All nine people aboard crashed Japan helicopter confirmed dead

Sunday  14:55,   12 august 2018
msn

All nine people aboard a rescue helicopter which crashed in a mountainous area in central Japan during a training flight have been confirmed dead, officials said Saturday. How To Get A Home Loan With 5% Deposit Find out more on Finder [...]

Manchester Moss Side Shooting Leaves Ten People Injured

Sunday  13:06,   12 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

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